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May 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
quote against every in the country everyone in the united states. and they started by taking commercial data in from at&t on everyone approximately 3 oh
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May 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
quote in the country everyone in the united states. and they started by taking commercial data in from at&t on everyone approximately 3 oh 20 million calls a day were recorded by this device. that was just the initial participation. >> can i interrupt for just a
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May 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is the united states didn't have much competition in those days we won the war and japan and europe were not major competitors. but even today germany, other countries like germany, they have a social compact very similar to the one we had. and that means german workers are enjoying the benefits of productivity increases, unemployment is relatively low, and their standard of living is very high, and the very rich take home a much smaller share of the total gains from growth than they do in the united states. >> professor i want to focus on that last issue, because you are exactly correct. you know i agree with you, any importance of unions and the social account that we all believe will help the entirety of our population central to what we should be doing. let's talk about trade in particular, because we have entered a series of multi-lateral and by bilateral trade agreements how can workers compete against labor in the number you hear is 2 to 3 billion additional workers competes against our domestic work force. so that general motors and ford are now invest
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May 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
dialogue the united states raises the importance of human rights and fundamental freedom. >> here to unravel this mystery, is former assistant secretary of state for pubic affairs under president obama, p.j. crowley. thank you so much for your time tonight. >> good evening, eliot. >> help me out here i have been reading these stories as they have been emerging. explain to me -- who is mr. chen and why is the entire world focused on him? is he that important? was he that fundamental of civil rights voice in china. >> well, you gave a pretty good synopsis of what he is trying to do what makes him unusual as an activist in china who has come to the attention and not positively so the chinese government is actually his instinct was to find a way to continue his activism while staying in china. the united states has a long history of -- of bringing activists from china, safe passage in asylum in the united states so this was potentially a revolutionary situation. unfortunately china has reverted back to form. they have been cracking down on dissidents for a number of
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May 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
votes in the united states senate but failed. common cause believes that the filibuster is not only unconstitutional, but the filibuster has add to the partisanship that we see in washington. we filed in the federal courts. while the constitution does give the senate and the house the right to set their own rules, we have pointed out in our litigation that points in history where the courts have said, yes, you have a right to make your own rules and to live by them, but they can't be unconstitutional. >> eliot: now look, as i said, and i've said it many times in the show i'm sympathetic to the notion that the filibuster has been overused abused, i would like to eliminate it and see pure majority rule in the house and the senate. the constitution does permit and require were majority votes for certain votes like overriding the president's veto, impeachment, situations like that. the constitution recognizes some instance where is the super majority is required. do you go from there and then it says do you therefore say it's implying that in our instances there isn't and can't be an ob
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May 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. and former united states treasurer under president reagan, and author of "bay and her boys, unexpected lessons i learned as a single mom," bay buchanan. thank you both for being here. a real joy to have two scholars of this issue. matt let me begin with you, you wrote a lengthy article about why dodd-frank failed. >> i think without making a value judgment i think what is really scary about the story we're writing now is it has been gradually chipped away by industry over the course of the last two years, and the lesson is if you pass any kind of reform, and there's a powerful enough and well-funded enough lobby on the other side there is no way for it to stay passed. eventually you just ex-up with a law full of holes. >> they strangle it in the womb. so you are saying dodd-frank is not what we thought it would be. >> right. the voelker rule has now been delayed, the consumer financial protection bureau which is under constant attack, and then the other thing was the derivatives portion of dodd-frank, title seven, which is now there is an avalanche of new bills w
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May 15, 2012 8:00pm PDT
deposits from every mom and pop. >> and the president. >> and the president of the united states. anyone who has more than $250,000 on deposit, they want to bank with j.p. morgan chase because it's too big to fail and they know that all of that money is backed up by the government even though it's not officially guaranteed by the fdic. they get these deposits in. they are a utility bank. and it is their job and duty in return for that implicit government backstop to take those deposits and lend them out into the economy. what do they do instead? >> tell us. >> they take the $360,000,000,000 and put it in a hedge fund in london. >> can i put this in plain english? j.p. morgan chase is doing what we don't want them to do taking the federal guarantee, gambling in the casino making either big money, which they keep or losing big money and making us bail them out. >> that's why we want the voelker rule. jamie dimon is lobbying against it. >>. >> saying look how profitable we are. he is happy with the money the london-based hundred fund makes. they love the
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May 16, 2012 8:00pm PDT
of the united states may be at risk. first, the violence against women, house passed a version of the bill. just six democrats joined 216 republicans in rejecting the senate version that would have included the lbdt community, allowing portion of native americans and protecting the confidentiality of immigrants women facing abuse. congress won sandy adams said her of the aisle did not want to repolitcize the issue. it now goes to a congress committee of both houses to see if reconciliation is possible. president obama has promised a veto of any version that includes the restrictions and omissions a version given the realities of congressional reality will never reach his desk. joining me now representative jackie speer, democrat of california. congresswoman, you have been such a powerful voice for the expansive definition of violence against women for the bill as it should have been passed. how do you feel after the vote? >> i feel that the republicans are showing their hand. they want confrontation over compromise. at this junction we're not reauthorizing a bill that has been reauthorized three
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May 9, 2012 8:00pm PDT
worked really hard to have this moment, to have the first president of the united states to take this position. now in terms of the policy changing what actually happens on the ground, this doesn't do anything really. it's nice of the president lay down his marker, but there is a long road ahead to get rid of the difference of marriage act and turning over thighs these 30 state bans on controversial marriage. >> is this as rhetoricalcally as richard says, not changing things on day-to-day life, and there are those who say this is a necessary but step and now follow up with tangible act. is now he can create and frame a new moral framework. >> the president took a big risk today. this has never been done before. for someone who has been married since december to my husband this means a lot personally. i believe this is going to snowball. someone from this amount of power takes this risk i think others are going to follow suit. we already saw jack reed, a senator from rhode island say he was in favor of gay marriage. this will go from changing public opinion to changing policy. you
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May 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
by it. we have the biggest bank in the united states by assets. it's led by someone who has been the champion of deregulation the warhorse saying don't regulate. don't overregulate and who has been trying--jp morgan chase and jamie dimon have been in the lead of trying to water down the vocal rule which was designed to stop these kinds of things. to prevent these trades that are too speculative too excessive and not prudent and certainly would effect commercial democracy and it happened within living memory. you know, we all suffer from a certain memory loss, and a short-term time horizon but it's hard to hide from the fact that this is just a few years ago. this whole thing--these kinds of errors, these kinds of sloppiness, these kinds of excessive risk, these kinds of bizarre new instruments got us into deep trouble the near meltdown of wall street that had to be bailed out and hurt the entire economy. so eliot, we have every right to be shocked, but beyond being shocked, beyond our range i think we got to urge our politicians to do something about this. >> eliot: we'll get to
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May 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
/11 they decided to turn that capability against every in the country, everyone in the united states. and they started by taking commercial data in from at&t on everyone approximately 3 oh 20 million calls a day were recorded by this device. that was just the initial participation. >> can i interrupt for just a second. >> yes. >> the domestic was not within the nsa domain. >> no, the charter was for foreign intelligence. >> not nsa. >> they can with a warrant issued. >> i went directly to the intelligence committee and i spoke with chief justice renquist. then eventually kirk and i went to see the jod office. >> and what did they do. >> they rejected it. the only thing that came out was the joint doj report in 2009 where they simply said you need to have better and more active monitoring of these surveillance programs. so that did absolutely nothing. >> there was no question in european these were intercepted. these were violation of what the guidelines were. >> direct violation of an alcohol series of laws. >> and being able to track who is calling whom. >> right. >> track forward,
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May 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
it will depend on what the election results are. but it's clear, if you can have one united states senator, essentially halting the legislationtive action of the united states government -- one senator -- >> uh-huh. >> -- i think most americans understand that makes no sense at all, and we need filibuster reform. >> bernie sanders, independent of vermont, as always a joy to be chatting with you tonight. >> thank you very much. >>> rick santorum gives mitt romney a the gavin newsom show is a search engine for solutions and that's the focus. we want to focus on solutions and ways of bringing people together. collective action is the only way we're going to solve the world's great vexing problems. [ male announcer ] this is corporate caterers miami, florida. in here, great food demands a great presentation. so at&t showed corporate caterers how to better collaborate by using a mobile solution in a whole new way. using real-time photo sharing abilities, they can create and maintain high standards from kitchen to table. this technology allows us
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May 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the united states, mitt romney saw no need to connect his new best buddy. >> i don't agree with all of the people who support me, and they don't believe with everything i believe in. but i need to get 51.4% or more. >> the media had pounced on this and produced this ad. >> i have read about him. he is an arab. >> no, ma'am. no, ma'am. he is a decent family man, citizen that i just happen to have disagreements with. >> he doesn't have a birth certificate. he may have one but there is something on that certificate. >> other republicans including conservative columnist george will are not quite as excited. >> at the cost of appearing that this ignore ray mouse is obvious, donald trump is redundant evidence that if your net worth is high enough your iu can be very low and you can imtrued on american politics. here to discuss mitt cozying up with the donald. thank you so much for coming out here tonight with the sheer drop of 500 feet behind you. >> you are just trying to terrorize me. it's a beautiful view as long as the tornado doesn't come along. >> why does mitt romney
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May 30, 2012 8:00pm PDT
facto president of the united states. >> wow, that is big. let's talk about her resumÉ. does she have the resumÉ to have this job? >> no, she doesn't. >> let's go this show again? >> all these bills all the damn time, come out here the last--i got to come out and figure out how to vote for my people? you should be ashamed of yourself! >> real estate billionaire and basketball with tooth very veneer's donald trump. >> your ice cream it's vegetables. >> eliot: he was worn in born in alabama as a culinary manager i make sure our guests have an over the top experience. being hands on is key! i make sure every plate looks just right. [ male announcer ] don't miss red lobster's four course seafood feast, just $14.99. start with soup, salad and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits followed by your choice of one of 7 entrees. like new coconut and pineapple shrimp or shrimp and scallops alfredo. then finish with something sweet. all four courses just $14.99. [ reza ] it's so much food for such a good value. i'm reza, culinary manager. and i sea food differentl
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Apr 30, 2012 8:00pm PDT
't >> yes,3 the legal precede rules many of these tac youh the united states as can3gateinternationally constitutionally.úcondone withre. ther >> alln to think that they much.e >> .et's pla thankl scenario thiste. i hopearveryone withg,e ofthis is not just a report3 game. i m jose rodriguez, and i've givenerhis memonty the just partment saying you can clear even if theo was later endrawn, c comingt trial if you have an opinion, you better back it up. >>eliot spitzer takes on politics. >>science and republicans do not mix. >>now it's your turn at the only online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. i have the most common type of atrial fibrillation, or afib. it's not caused by a heart valve problem. i was taking warfarin, but my doctor put me on pradaxa instead to reduce my risk of stroke. in a clinical trial, pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) reduced stroke risk 35% better than warfarin. and unlike warfarin, with pradaxa, there's no need for regular blood tests. that's really important to me. pradaxa can cause serious, sometimes fata
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May 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. if you want to push the euro countries over the presspus have a big debacle in the united states. >> it is clearly the republican argument they love to make. uncertainty is unsettling the markets. and the uncertainty last year was the failure to raise the debt ceiling, so john boehner is raising that once again. >> it's the argument the way it is done. our politicians insist on this crazy discussion which really just destabilizes markets and really hurt consumer confidence. >> last question -- i just don't want to let you go -- you heard the last conversation about john -- excuse me about mitt romney and the statements he made to time magazine. is he in fact an [ inaudible ]. >> everyone is a caneseeian? >> they are very mechanical. gorge w-- george w. bush was the ultimate kansian. it's more important to focus on funding the levels. >> in your book "white house burning," going back through the history of what has happened at various points and then you give us the wisdom of what we the peterson institute, professor at mit's sloan school of management and co-auth
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May 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
," what is the thesis of the work and where do we stand in the united states vis-a-vis china? >> the main point of this book is to say let's ask whether china can take the next step up whether it will go from being the kind of success we have seen so far, but very successful in low-end manufacturing, so being a more fully successful high-tech compete for in the united states. bowing is our biggest exporter aerospace is our biggest exporter. they are gearing up for a challenge in this realm, how will it play out? >> that will determine whether or not they long-term can eat away of what is still the core of our advantage, innovation high-tech, high-value added design. are they turning out the innovators who can go head-to-head with us? >> they are turning them into a system where the internet runs at half of the speed it does in the u.s. because of the various controls. there are limits on the free innovation within the chinese society. so that's the main tension. how do they work out that -- that tension. >> fascinating, and i will read and buy that w
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May 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, and lowering-- >> what is barack obama's qualitycation for being president of united states of america? i don't know yet. >> is mitt romney a wuss. >> yeah, i think he is. ♪ >> eliot: why china is kicking our ass! >> the reason number 933. >> what is that? is it dance party friday? is it? how did that happen? ♪ >> those are news broadcasters. they're there to tell us what is happening in the world. >> eliot: still true to politics is the best spectator sport in history. our wealthy president and wealthier opponent tries to see who is the most middle class. more few point coming up. if you have copd like i do you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open a full 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. and it's steroid-free. spiriva does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems glaucoma, trouble urinating, or
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Apr 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and gone after iraq. it cost the united states 3 trillion-dollar. you still have a nest there today and you left osama bin laden and his movement to metastasize around the world for the next administration to clean up. it's very interesting when you look at these important historical choices they do have consequences. it's not always clear which way to go. that's why president obama in my view gets bragging rights for this decision. >> i could not argue with you more about--i could not agree with you more about what you just said. when you make the battle of who has got the most testosterone, who is going to flex nor muscles what you do is make foreign policy given by i'm tougher than you rather than careful thought and analysis. does this ad do this? does it take us down that dangerous path? >> we have to be careful on fixating on this as you would say, who has more testosterone than the next. and highlight the fact, and also we have to be careful because we don't know what is out there yet in this summer or in the fall to come. there are still some very vulnerable areas that we have. iran
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May 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at red lobster. and we sea food differently. >> eliot: at least 50% of the united states agricultural workforce is comprised of undocumented immigrants. according to a harrowing reporting those hundreds of thousands of immigrant workers face high risk of sexual harassment in the workplace. virtually all of the women interviewed described being victims of or witnesses to sexual misconduct. corroborating the mistreatment of immigrant works workers. >> eliot: this report comes as a house g.o.p. wednesday passed a version of the violence against women act that eliminates the limited but vital protections undocumented workers currently positive. here to discuss this disturbing contradiction is researcher grace meng. thank you for coming in. give us a sense of the magnitude of this problem and why you think it exists. >> it's hard to put an exact number on the figure because it's so hard to survey a fearful population. but what is clear from our research, workers working a variety of crops in states across the country describe accounts that were similar, that followed a pattern of people ab
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May 21, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. >> one in six people in prison are in there for weed that jimmy fallon and the united states of america laugh about. ha ha, ha. ♪ >> new york mayor mike bloom gave the commencement speech at the university of north carolina, and criticized the state's same-sex marriage ban. nothing makes a governor rethink his ways than criticism from a jewish new yorker. ♪ he's a ♪ a hard working man ♪ and he always says ♪ prayers ♪ yeah the thing about him ♪ don't ever let him ♪ touch your hair ♪ >> eliot: mick jagger with more energy than most 18-year-olds i know and amazing performer. anyway >>(narrator) gavin newsom, lieutenant governor of california, and former mayor of san francisco is on current tv. >>every night on cable news networks everyone's focusing on what's wrong. i want this show to move past that. i love creative people, and with all the vexing problems we have we need creative thinking. >>(narrator) with interviews with notables from silicon valley, hollywood, and beyond. >>at the end of the day this show's simple. it's about ideas. ideas are the best politics. ideas
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May 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
obama was not born in the united states. that is an absolutely stunning figure. and it's an element of mass hysteria, that no matter how ill tell gent you are, you can be swept up along with this. >> who do you blame? do you blame the base in do you blame right-wing media or the republican politicians who don't come out and correct these assumptions? >> with mass hysteria there are always people who know better but they take advantage of the situation. with the witch hunts in europe, for example, the greatest mass hysteria of all time if you turned in your neighbor as a witch as a reward you might get your neighbor's property. >> you talk -- go ahead. >> they are taking advantage of it. the top people on the right. i think many of them -- they really know better. wink wink, nudge, nudge. [ inaudible ] what they think their audiences want. >> i think the audiences do want it. and you are talking like a real conservative here, but you sound like congressional scholars thomas mann and norman ornstein. they didn't hesitate to blame the gop for the dysfunction we're se
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May 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's qualitycation for being president of united states of america? i don't know yet. >> is mitt romney a wuss. >> yeah, i think he is. ♪ >> eliot: why china is kicking our ass! >> the reason number 933. >> what is that? is it dance party friday? is it? how did that happen? ♪ >> those are news broadcasters. they're there to tell us what is happening in the world. >> eliot: still true to politics is the best spectator sport in history. our wealthy president and >>(narrator) gavin newsom, lieutenant governor of california, and former mayor of san francisco is on current tv. >>every night on cable news networks everyone's focusing on what's wrong. i want this show to move past that. i love creative people, and with all the vexing problems we have we need creative thinking. >>(narrator) with interviews with notables from silicon valley, hollywood, and beyond. >>at the end of the day this show's simple. it's about ideas. ideas are the best politics. >>(narrator) the gavin newsom show. next. only on current tv. and everyone likes 50% more cash -- well, except her. no! but, i'm about to change
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May 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to the entertainment industry. >> i need money! i am running for president of the united states against a damn billionaire, y'all. >> this is the finest meter we can find. >> he's not. >> republicans, you're annoying by the arrogance and bragadoccio of a wartime president. do you think he's unfairly belittling his opponents? i have a question, are you on crack! are you aware that we're able to store and recall past events as they recall. >> jimmy kimmel was the correspondence. >> yes, it was great. great job. >> now the previous year it was you. >> the down side for me i lost a dear friend in donald trump. we were really very close. >> what did you think of jimming kimmel. >> i thought he was much better than seth meyers. >> the good news there is no one more hilarious. >> it is obvious you tan alive. >> yes, i do. >> would you say you tan too much? >> no, i love to tan. >> unbelievable. derivatives, compliance officers and hedge funds, the new face of the occupy movement next on viewpoint. fall. (vo) former two term governor, jennifer granholm, is politically direct on current tv >> what shou
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May 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
believed that if i wanted to be president of the united states! i could be! i could be vice president! [ cheers and applause ] >> my mother and father believed that if my brother or sister wanted to be a millionaire! they could be a millary! >> officials in london plan to use high-pitched sounds to disperse crowds at the olympics this summer. >> i'm not sure i get what that means. >> what does that mean? >> i don't know what any of this means. ♪ >> anyone that is familiar with dr. taitz knows she has no off switch. she is like the energizer bunny on steroids. >> now mitt romney is also trying out new campaign slogans. i the other guys are talking about everything but the economy, and i am going to talk about nothing. a better california awaits my support is with dr. taitz. ♪ >> as i said last night, mitt romney could be the most awkward politician ever. your exclusive interview with the family of ohm har-humammy ahead. if you have copd like i do you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiri
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May 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and the united states of america laugh about. ha, ha ha. ♪ >> new york mayor mike bloom gave the commencement speech at the university of north carolina, and criticized the state's same-sex marriage ban. nothing makes a governor rethink his ways than criticism from a jewish new yorker. ♪ he's a ♪ a hard working man ♪ and he always says ♪ prayers ♪ yeah, the thing about him ♪ don't ever let him ♪ touch your hair ♪ >> eliot: mick jagger with more energy than most 18-year-olds i know, and amazing performer. anyway dimon meet rough. pressure builds for the head of jp morgan to step down. next on "viewpoint." >>scores of the most talented filmmakers in the world gather in new york city every year for the tribeca film festival. the eclectic slate of films draws an estimated 3 million people a year. cat coira's film, "while we were here," is about how travel can change the way we look at our lives and loves. >>you never know someone until you travel with them, because it takes people out of their element. >>(narrator) director morgan spurlock's films have taken him all around the wor
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May 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
not give anyone comfort of any political stripe as what he will do as president of the united states. paul krugman was here, and he said we don't know what he believes because he has said so many different things at different points of time. you think president obama will do something that is helpful? >> the buck stops in the oval office, that's what harry truman said and the president can overrule his staff who made this mistake and he can sign this policy in the next few months. >> you think the president was not involved in the first decision not to sign it? >> i don't know either way. but i know staff miscalculated this, it's their mistake. i'm hopeful because president obama has an exceptionally
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